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Pieter Coecke van Aelst

[Flemish Northern Renaissance Painter, ca.1502-1550]

• Also known as:  Pieter Coeck van Aelst
• Relationships: Father-in-Law of Pieter Bruegel.
Grandfather of Jan "Velver" Bruegel and Pieter Bruegel II.
Studied under Bernaert van Orley.
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Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The Agony in the Garden, 1527-30

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Scenes from the Life of the Prodigal Son, 1530
The Sacrifice at Lystra, 1534

Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteThe Royal Collection, London, UK

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Lamentation over the Dead Christ

Brighton & Hove Museums, England

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK   NEW!

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "C"

Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia, Spain (in Spanish)  
Adoración de los pastores

National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (in Polish)  
See the FIRST Flash presentation on the page: rollover + scroll thumbnails

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
A variety of tapestries designed by Coecke van Aelst with Jan Tons II

Slovenská Národná Galéria (Slovak National Gallery), Bratislava, Slovakia
3 paintings online

Teylers Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands   NEW!
Works from the museum's drawings and engravings collection

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SitePieter Coecke van Aelst at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SitePieter Coecke van Aelst in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Memory of the Netherlands Project
Great scans; use your mouse wheel to zoom in on the detail images

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

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